|Born||Margaret Augusta Eliot |
26 February 1914
St Pancras, London
|Died||27 February 2011(aged 97)|
|Occupation||Professor of Oboe|
|Children||Peter Asher |
Edward Granville Eliot
Margaret Augusta Eliot (26 February 1914 – 27 February 2011) was an English music teacher and musician. She was a professor of oboe at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama; her best known student was George Martin. She was an honorary member of the Royal Academy of Music.
Margaret Eliot was born to Hon. Edward Granville Eliot (1872–1958) - a younger brother of both 7th and 8th Earls of St Germans - and his wife Clare Louise née Phelips (1883–1927). She was a great granddaughter of Edward Granville Eliot, 3rd Earl of St Germans (1798–1877).
- Peter Asher (born 1944), who was one half of the pop duo Peter & Gordon and successful music producer;
- Jane Asher (born 1946), the film and TV actress, novelist
- Clare Asher (born 1948), the radio actress.
- GRO Register of Births: MAR 1914 1b 161(?) PANCRAS, Margaret A. Eliot, mmn = Phelips
- GRO Register of Marriages: SEP 1943 1b 4 PANCRAS - Richard Asher = Margaret Eliot
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